Foundational Concepts and Skills
- ENERGY: Energy is required by and transformed in biological systems.
- STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION: Macromolecular structure determines function and regulation.
- INFORMATION STORAGE: Information storage and flow are dynamic and interactive.
- SKILLS: Discovery requires objective measurement, quantitative analysis and clear communication.
As shown above, evolution and homeostasis are important underlying concepts:
Explanations of each foundational concept and associated learning
goals can be found by click on the links below. A PDF version of the
concepts is available by clicking here.